Callisto Software (C++ for PC, Tools, Firmware, IDL, Python etc.)

1. Tools, descriptions of host softwareFile, LinkIssue
Host software for Philips tuner CD1316LS/IV-3+ running on Windows XP, 2000, Vista, Win 7 (not compatible with Win 8)Callisto-V117.zip (1.503 MB)1.17, 2012-09-02
Host software for Philips tuner CD1316LS/IHP-3 + CD1316LS/IV-3 + CD1316LS/IV running on Windows XP, 2000, Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1                             Callisto-V118.zip (1.512 MB)1.18, 2013-06-26
Host software for Philips tuner CD1316LS/IHP-3 + CD1316LS/IV-3 + CD1316LS/IV running on Windows XP, 2000, Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1, Win 10  (some 12 year old bug solved)Callisto-V119.zip (1.508 MB)1.19, 2015-01-04
Future versions.........
Separate DLL used for Borland C++ Builder 6DLL (1695 KB)2011-06-11
LINUX software on an external server of Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Finland (not supported by us)Linux-Link2011-03-22
Callisto-Lx: Callisto on Raspberry Pi, supported  by Whitham D. Reeve, Anchorage, AlaskaReeve_Callisto-LxRPI.pdf2017-04-26
Callisto-Lx: Setup and Operation Guide, supported  by Whitham D. Reeve, Anchorage, AlaskaReeve_Callisto-Lx_Setup.pdf2017-04-26

2. Tools, descriptions of supporting toolsFile, LinkIssue
Tool to generate a frequency program (frqnnnnn.cfg) out of a spectral overview (files OVS*.PRN)Fgeni.zip (1003 KB)2.2, 2012-08-17
Yet another tool to plot ASCII-files with 2 columns (*.txt, *.prn and *.csv), especially files generated by spectral overviews. Y-axis in dB with 0 dB as the lowest valueM9703APlotter.zip (962 KB)
M9703APlotter_v3.zip (1072 KB)
2.0, 2014-03-01
3.0, 2015-01-04
Tool to automatically adjust Start- and Stop times in the file scheduler.cfg, depending on location parameterAutoSched.zip (486 KB)Beta, 2011-06-03
Tool to manually adjust IF-filtersSimple.zip (386 KB)1.0, 2011-06-17
Tool to generate plots and graphic files out of a light-curve file, based on DISLIN. Foreseen as a tool for real-time observation like transit measurmentsPlotLC_DISLIN.zip (2177 KB)
1.0, 30.10.2009
Tool to generate a plot out of a light-curve file, based on PNG-library. PNG-file foreseen to be sent to a website.wwwgeni.zip (334 KB)
wwwgeni_11.zip (664 KB)
1.00, 2012-07-02
1.11, 2012-09-01
Tool to plan observational parameter for the most important radio sourcesAstro.zip (947 KB)3.2, 2009-01-14
Tool to view FITS-file written in Java by P. Messmer. Needs Java runtime system installed in advanceJavaViewer.jar (244 KB)2007-01-09
Tool to view FITS-file written in Java by P. Messmer. Needs Java runtime system installed in advance. Newer version which can also read HDF5 files written by J. AkeretRAPPViewer.jar (9930 KB)2015-05-21
PERL script and Batch-file to move data to a remote server. It also produces a backup on any separate drive (nees to be adapted individually). Script as an endless loop. And access to the manual (W. Reeve)perl-ftp.zip (2 KB)  Manual (84 KB)2.00, 2014-06-13
PERL script and Batch-file to move data to a remote server. It also produces a backup on any separate drive (nees to be adapted individually). Script trigerred by free scheduler tool 'ssfree.exe'ftpupload_V2.zip (2549 KB)2.00, 2017-01-10

3. Manuals, descriptionsFile, LinkIssue
Operating manual (Pocket Guide)eCallistoManual.pdf (549 KB)1.14, 2011-06-01
Detailed software setup manual (Link to W. Reeve, Alaska)SetupManual (~5.2 MB)Link
USB-port management (Link to W. Reeve, Alaska)USBportmanagement (~0.95 MB)Link
Investigation of Compatibility Problems When Using Callisto withWindows 7 (Link to W. Reeve, Alaska)USB-Serial-Investigation (~490 KB)Link
English manaul for FTP-Watchdog (old version W. Reeve, Alaska)Instructions FTP-WatchDog (245 KB)2.00, 2012-06-01
English manaul for FTP-Watchdog (new version W. Reeve, Alaska)Instructions FTP-WatchDog (697 KB)3.00, 2013-02-06
Editing Windows Registry for Time SynchronizationTiming (html)1.00, 2017-05-05

4. Descriptions of RISC processor software (firmware)File, LinkIssue
ATmega16 Software for CD1316L/IV, 27 MHz 2nd local oscillatorATmega16-V17.zip (242 KB)1.7, 2011-06-21
ATmega16 Software for CD1316L/IV, 25.43 MHz 2nd local oscillator including HEX-filesATmega16-V18.zip (289 KB)1.8, 2013-03-02

5. Examples in IDL, SSWIDLFile, LinkIssue
Plotting in SSWIDL, how to use functionsSSWIDL-Link1.00, 2009-01-23, A. Csillaghy FHNW
How to upgrade from IDL to SSWIDLSSW-upgrade (2 KB)1.00, 2013-06-21, M. Battaglia FHNW
How to plot a spectral overview (intensity versus frequency)ov.zip (90KB) 1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a frequency program (frequency versus channel number)fplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a light curve (intensity versus time)LCplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a single spectrum (intensity versus frequency)specplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a 2D-spectrum (intensity versus time and frequency)2dspcplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot FITS-files overlapping in time domainoverlapplot.zip (611KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot FITS-files overlapping in frequency domainPhoenix3.zip (2396KB)     1.00, 2010-01-28


6. SunPy, examples in PYTHONFile, LinkIssue
SunPy Documentation, for examples see links below
Link1.00, 2014-01-08, SunPy Community
Simple example in Python version 2.7.5.2 with column- and row-number as axis-labels. The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_00 (625 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Simple example in Python version 2.7.5.2 with time and frequency as axis-labels. The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_01 (608 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Example with background subtracted in Python version 2.7.5.2 with time and frequency as axis-labels. The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_02 (481 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Example in SunPy with absolute time axis and reversed frequency-axis.The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_03 (554 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Python example on how to plot a FIT-file including saving the frequency table as an ASCII-file in normal and reversed sequenceSaveFrequenciesFromFITS (547 KB)1.00, 2015-05-15
Python example plots several versions of a 2D spectrogram, light curves and single spectra. Delete one window after the other to see the next one.Python2D_LC_SS.zip (270 KB)1.00, 2015-12-03

Version: 2017-05-05
Responsible: Christian Monstein monstein(at)astro.phys.ethz.ch

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